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  1. Silvestri cruises to sixth term as Cook County commissionerRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    Peter Silvestri, the incumbent 9th District Cook County Commissioner and former Elmwood Park village president, cruised to an easy sixth term Tuesday night. Silvestri, who's held the County Board seat for 20 years, was leading fellow Elmwood Park resident Frank McPartlin 63 percent to 37 percent as of 10 p.m. Tuesday.

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  2. Voters coming out slow but steady in Elmwood Park, River Grove, ChicagoRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    At various locations around Elmwood Park, Chicago and River Grove, voters were hitting their area polling places at a steady pace Tuesday. The gubernatorial race between incumbent Pat Quinn and Bruce Rauner has supporters on both sides pushing to get voters out.

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  3. $95 million electric substation upgrade has area wiredRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    A $95 million upgrade of an electrical substation in Franklin Park will mean fewer outages and outage of shorter duration, ComEd officials say. The substation in Franklin Park, located a bit west of Mannheim Road, is one the larger substations, according to Terry Donnelly, chief operating officer at ComEd.

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  4. Franklin Park, River Grove working to stop train hornsRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    For more information on the process to form quiet zones, check out the Federal Railroad Administration website at Franklin Park and River Grove have joined forces to create "quiet zones" where trains no longer need to sound their horns. The two villages hope to create quiet zones for intersections along the east-west tracks that run through the centers of both villages.

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  5. River Grove veterinarian in race to be 'best vet'Read the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    The "My Vet's the Best" Contest is sponsored by Pets Best, a company out of Idaho specializing in insurance for cats and dogs. Kathleen Heneghan, a veterinarian for 20 years who works at Elmwood Grove Animal Hospital, 8035 W. Grand Ave. in River Grove, is one of eight veterinarians of thousands of entries selected to become the winner of the contest.

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  6. Elmwood Park, River Grove police blotter: Man accused of punching ex-relativeRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    Alexander Demeter, 41, of 2408 N. 77th Court, Elmwood Park, was arrested at 3:44 p.m. on 1800 block of 76th Avenue and charged with aggravated battery, domestic battery, disorderly conduct and criminal damage to property. According to police Demeter confronted his ex-father-in-law, who was in his car, at Elm Middle School.

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  7. Elmwood Park salon's fashion show raises money for breast cancerRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    Guests drank and ate and watched models show off clothes designed by Gabrielle Zwick Designs, Santoko Mizuno, Cal Garcia of GSB Couture and Prin by Prina Bagia as Savi Salon and Spa hosted its Fashion Beauty and Wellness event raising money for cancer research. Kathy Laudando, who owns the 20-year-old business at 7508 W. Grand Ave., Elmwood Park, along with her mother, Josephine Savarino, said she decided to put on the event since Fashion Week and Breast Cancer Awareness Month take place in October.

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  8. Rear-end crash flips car on Belmont Avenue in River GroveRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    A Glendale Heights man rear-ended another car so hard on Belmont Avenue Saturday morning that the other car flipped over, River Grove police say. Maciej M. Piwowarczyk, 29, of 1130 Cedar St., Glendale Heights, was arrested on Oct. 18 after being treated and released from Loyola University Medical Center and charged with aggravated driving while under the influence of alcohol.

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  9. Ridgewood volleyball team picks up pace in win over GuerinRead the original story

    Oct 16, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    Ridgewood's Sandra Dybala and Natasa Papulic attempt to block Guerin's Natalie Lomascolo during a volleyball match between Guerin and Ridgewood in River Grove, Ill. RIVER GROVE - The Ridgewood Rebels volleyball team hung on for a close victory Thursday against Guerin's Gators, who didn't want to give up without a fight.

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  10. Car crashes through wall of River Grove apartment buildingRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    A drunk driver careened off Grand Avenue and smashed through the wall of an apartment building early Monday morning, River Grove police say. Police responded to the scene around 2 a.m. Monday morning, and found that the vehicle had collided with the three-story apartment building at 8674 Grand Avenue in River Grove.

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  11. Guerin Prep celebrates new old name at homecomingRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    At Guerin College Preparatory High School, there's a lot in a name, and a return to its mascot roots brought many former students back for this year's homecoming. The River Grove school has taken on the former all-boys schools' team name the "Crusaders" instead of "Gators," which the school has used in the past.

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  12. Things to do around Elmwood Park this weekend, Sept. 26-28Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    Take advantage of the fantastic fall weather before it turns into miserable winter weather. Head out to Oktoberfest, Fall Fest and more with our picks of the top eight things to do around Elmwood Park this weekend.

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  13. River Grove library gears up for Halloween with movies, pumpkin-carvingRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    The River Grove Public Library is getting into the Halloween spirit with a series of weekly movie screenings, beginning Oct. 9 at 6 p.m. with "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown." During the rest of the month, movies like "The Addams Family," "Halloweentown 1" and "Halloweentown 2," "Beetlejuice" and other movies with a scary but fun twist will be shown at the library at 8638 W. Grand Ave. Jason Waclawik, circulation/adult services coordinator, said no one will leave the event really scared and everyone can enjoy refreshments.

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  14. Leyden high schools have volunteers ready, but need work to doRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    Usually, community projects need volunteers. At Leyden High School District 212, however, volunteers are seeking ways they can help nearby communities.

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  15. Franklin Park bars unite to host bag tournamentRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    The Sept. 13 event welcomed Giorgio Emanuel LaCasella from Cassano, Bari, Italy, in addition to attendees from Oak Park, Addison and Naperville.

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  16. River Grove, Elmwood Park police blotter: Man accused of throwing beer bottle through car windowRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    Luis I. Rivas, 31, of 2548 N. Austin Ave., Chicago, was arrested at 12:55 p.m. Sept. 13 on 8600 block of Grand Avenue and charged with criminal damage and battery.

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  17. Pasta fundraiser to benefit River Grove SchoolRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    The River Grove School Education Foundation will have a spaghetti dinner 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at River Grove Elementary School; 2650 Thatcher Ave. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 p.m. for children 7 years old and younger. Proceeds from the event go to the foundation.

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  18. Elmwood Park man charged with gunrunningRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    An Elmwood Park man was recently arrested by Cook County Sheriff's Police for being part of a two-man gun running operation. Ricardo Martinez, 20, 2208 74th Court, Elmwood Park, was arrested Sept.

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  19. News of the week: Top 10 Elmwood Park, River Grove, Franklin Park headlinesRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    It's easy to miss the news during the rush of the week. In case you missed your local news or need a refresher, we've rounded up the top 10 headlines as reported in Elmwood Park Elm Leaves and Franklin Park-Herald Journal .

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  20. River Grove police: Woman cut man's shoulder with knifeRead the original story

    Sep 4, 2014 | ElmLeaves

    Whether they were in a relationship or not police say an argument over money and alcohol left one person with a cut shoulder. Renita Nuehring, 53, of 8024 W. Grand Ave. Apt.

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